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Did You Vote Today? /// Then, Leave a Voice Message for The Babarazzi and Have Your Wildest Queries Entertained!

We are steadily working on our upcoming podcasts featuring unhinged yoga commentary by your favorite pot stirrers, The Babarazzi! This week we (think) we’ll be looking at something related to kinda something about politics and yoga, but maybe not, ’cause

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Did You Vote Today? /// Then, Leave a Voice Message for The Babarazzi and Have Your Wildest Queries Entertained!

We are steadily working on our upcoming podcasts featuring unhinged yoga commentary by your favorite pot stirrers, The Babarazzi! This week we (think) we’ll be looking at something related to kinda something about politics and yoga, but maybe not, ’cause

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Endorsing Obama is a Lame Idea /// However, Not Voting for Him is Probably a Bad Idea /// Open Letter to Yoga Practitioners

endorse: to express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction —American Heritage Dictionary Dear People Who Practice Yoga (incl. It’s All Yoga, Baby, Matthew Remski, Yoga Brains, et al.), Tomorrow we will be voting for Barack Obama.

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Endorsing Obama is a Lame Idea /// However, Not Voting for Him is Probably a Bad Idea /// Open Letter to Yoga Practitioners

endorse: to express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction —American Heritage Dictionary Dear People Who Practice Yoga (incl. It’s All Yoga, Baby, Matthew Remski, Yoga Brains, et al.), Tomorrow we will be voting for Barack Obama.

How Good is It to Take a Break From Yoga Culture? /// So Good /// [PLUS] Exciting Babs News

Sometimes you gotta get as far away from yoga culture blah blab bleep blurb burp blorp talk as you can. This is especially true if you’re a Babarazzini. For serious! Shit just, like, piles UP…IN…YR…BRAAAAAIN, and pretty soon you find

How Good is It to Take a Break From Yoga Culture? /// So Good /// [PLUS] Exciting Babs News

Sometimes you gotta get as far away from yoga culture blah blab bleep blurb burp blorp talk as you can. This is especially true if you’re a Babarazzini. For serious! Shit just, like, piles UP…IN…YR…BRAAAAAIN, and pretty soon you find

Commercial Yoga Culture’s Banner of Truth /// Commoditiy Fetishism as The New Yogi Gadsden Flag

Hey. Ever seen or heard of the Gadsden flag? “The Gadsden flag [ed. created around 1775] is a historical American flag with a yellow field depicting a rattlesnake coiled and ready to strike. Positioned below the snake are the words

Commercial Yoga Culture’s Banner of Truth /// Commoditiy Fetishism as The New Yogi Gadsden Flag

Hey. Ever seen or heard of the Gadsden flag? “The Gadsden flag [ed. created around 1775] is a historical American flag with a yellow field depicting a rattlesnake coiled and ready to strike. Positioned below the snake are the words

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[UPDATE] “Off the Mat” Gets $40,000 for Oasis Stunt /// Volunteers? Well, I Guess That’s Why They Call Them Volunteers

In this commercial yoga world, it’s really quite hard to catch it all. Thanks to Babarazzi commenter, Be Scofield, for bringing this to our attention. Lot’s to follow up on here. Be Scofield’s comment: [Y]our article doesn’t mention it but HuffPo

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[UPDATE] “Off the Mat” Gets $40,000 for Oasis Stunt /// Volunteers? Well, I Guess That’s Why They Call Them Volunteers

In this commercial yoga world, it’s really quite hard to catch it all. Thanks to Babarazzi commenter, Be Scofield, for bringing this to our attention. Lot’s to follow up on here. Be Scofield’s comment: [Y]our article doesn’t mention it but HuffPo

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Bringing Foot Rubs and “Yoga” to the People Who Need it Most: Rich White Republicans Figuring Out the Best Way to Legislate Your Uterus

Just the other day we were spouting insurmountable wisdom regarding the squirm-inducing “politicization of yoga.” But we didn’t know that at the time of writing, a stylist in Tampa, Florida was at the Republican National Convention, setting up a room

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Bringing Foot Rubs and “Yoga” to the People Who Need it Most: Rich White Republicans Figuring Out the Best Way to Legislate Your Uterus

Just the other day we were spouting insurmountable wisdom regarding the squirm-inducing “politicization of yoga.” But we didn’t know that at the time of writing, a stylist in Tampa, Florida was at the Republican National Convention, setting up a room

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An Interview with Aghori Babarazzi

“Yoga Terrorist or Yoga Saviors? My Sit-Down with Aghori Babarazzi” Bodyworker, Ashtangi, and writer for Elephant Journal, Thaddeus Haas, recently sat in a Brooklyn park with The Babarazzi’s very own lover of love, Aghori Babarazzi. It was sunny and warm

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An Interview with Aghori Babarazzi

“Yoga Terrorist or Yoga Saviors? My Sit-Down with Aghori Babarazzi” Bodyworker, Ashtangi, and writer for Elephant Journal, Thaddeus Haas, recently sat in a Brooklyn park with The Babarazzi’s very own lover of love, Aghori Babarazzi. It was sunny and warm

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BREAKING NEWS: Yoga Journal Puts African American on Cover! /// Doesn’t Prep White Public Like the Old Days

Truth be told, thirty-seven-year-old Yoga Journal is no stranger to having African-Americans grace the cover of their highly esteemed documents, and in doing so have made a handful of pale face yoginis just that much more comfortable riding the subway.

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BREAKING NEWS: Yoga Journal Puts African American on Cover! /// Doesn’t Prep White Public Like the Old Days

Truth be told, thirty-seven-year-old Yoga Journal is no stranger to having African-Americans grace the cover of their highly esteemed documents, and in doing so have made a handful of pale face yoginis just that much more comfortable riding the subway.

[THE FRIDAY GOOD] Community Spirit Without Corporate Sponsorship /// A Victory for the Little Guy (well, really all of us)

By Thaddeus Haas By now, many within the world of yoga are familiar with the story of Michael Hall and Michael Roike, two openly gay Washington D.C. yoga teachers attacked and beaten while walking home. Both Hall and Roike ended

[THE FRIDAY GOOD] Community Spirit Without Corporate Sponsorship /// A Victory for the Little Guy (well, really all of us)

By Thaddeus Haas By now, many within the world of yoga are familiar with the story of Michael Hall and Michael Roike, two openly gay Washington D.C. yoga teachers attacked and beaten while walking home. Both Hall and Roike ended

[NSFW (in every way)] Yoga Undressed Remains Undressed

[WARNING: This post contains visuals of all life’s God-given flesh] Happened to come across this link to one of Yoga Undressed‘s promo videos in our comments and thought, “You know what the readers of the Babarazzi need? A nice eyeful

[NSFW (in every way)] Yoga Undressed Remains Undressed

[WARNING: This post contains visuals of all life’s God-given flesh] Happened to come across this link to one of Yoga Undressed‘s promo videos in our comments and thought, “You know what the readers of the Babarazzi need? A nice eyeful

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GLBL YOGA CANCELLED

As of last night, GLBL YOGA has decided to cancel their gigantic August 16th entertainment yoga event in Central Park. This on the same day our most recent critique of the event went up and was gaining all that frightening

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GLBL YOGA CANCELLED

As of last night, GLBL YOGA has decided to cancel their gigantic August 16th entertainment yoga event in Central Park. This on the same day our most recent critique of the event went up and was gaining all that frightening

Coca-Cola, Wanderlust, and Corporatized Yoga

Thanks to one of our readers for hipping us to “Yoga Loses It’s Innocence (Or, “How Yoga has Gone Bananas / Pear-Shaped”),” an article that meanders through the now seemingly defunct Coca-Cola–Wanderlust connection that few people seem to know or

Coca-Cola, Wanderlust, and Corporatized Yoga

Thanks to one of our readers for hipping us to “Yoga Loses It’s Innocence (Or, “How Yoga has Gone Bananas / Pear-Shaped”),” an article that meanders through the now seemingly defunct Coca-Cola–Wanderlust connection that few people seem to know or